trailboard

[treyl-bawrd, -bohrd]

noun Nautical.

an ornamented board extending on each side of the bow of a vessel from a figurehead or the like to abaft the hawse.

Nearby words

  1. trail rope,
  2. trailable,
  3. trailblaze,
  4. trailblazer,
  5. trailblazing,
  6. trailbreaker,
  7. trailer,
  8. trailer camp,
  9. trailer car,
  10. trailer park

Origin of trailboard

First recorded in 1695–1705; trail + board

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